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  • Written By K. Opoku Acheampong (Nana) - The idea of charging some fee, so that vehicles which break down on our roads and highways would be removed immediately they happen, can no longer be postponed — it is, as the saying goes, an idea whose time has come.

  • He, therefore, called on the government to withdraw his name from the bill being prepared for Parliament for consideration.

    Former President Jerry John Rawlings has turned down offer by the government to name a university after him.

  • Former president Jerry John Rawlings has said his call for God to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is for members of the party to recognise and appreciate the divinity in noble principles.

  • Written By Dr. Donald COG Senanu Agumenu - The history of people is only great and meaningful if those who achieve greater heights are honoured and celebrated by their fellow citizens aspiring to emulate their exploits.

  • He resigned from the military as a Flight Lieutenant and was democratically elected President of Ghana from January 7, 1993 to January 6, 2001 after being re-elected in 1996.

    Ghana's former President Jerry John Rawlings has died at the age of 73.

  • "Probity, transparency and accountability" were buzzwords he used frequently to describe the standard he expected from public officeholders.

    Written By Akwasi Sarpong -Ghana's longest-serving leader, former flight lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, who died on Thursday, was an influential figure for a generation of people like me born in the late 1970s.

  • Knowing it was going to change the register altogether in 2020, why did the EC go ahead to organise a limited voter registration exercise in June 2019?

    My eyes don’t have to be in flames to show they have seen red, the Fantes say, and I have always wanted to avoid the label of a Jean Mensa-basher. Having complained once, therefore, I didn’t want to repeat myself. Truth, however, is that the Electoral Commission’s (EC) independence has cost Ghana dearly and financially.

  • For months, we have been in a place where many assume that this virus has disappeared from our shores. A look at pictures from parties, funerals, weddings and other social events posted on social media indicates that many are also living in this false illusion that ...

    Katie McGarry argues in her book, “Pushing the Limits” that “the worst type of crying wasn’t the kind everyone could see, the wailing on street corners, the tearing at clothes. No, the worst kind happened when your soul wept and no matter what you did, there was no way to comfort it. A section withered and became a scar on the part of your soul that survived. For people like me and Echo, our souls contained more scar tissue than life.”

  • On hindsight, it could be said that, 41 years after that popular uprising it is good enough to reflect on the spirit and bravery of those who laid down their lives to embark on a strategic rescue mission of this country.

    Written By Osei Piesie-Anto - Thursday, June 4, 2020, marks the 41st anniversary of the 1979 June 4 Uprising, which was led by Flt. Flt. Jerry John Rawlings after being freed from military custody for an attempted coup plot to overthrow the Supreme Military Council II on May, 15, 1979.

  • He believes his father would have gone through the same ordeal and was grateful that his father managed to escape.

    The Minister for Inner City and Zongo Development, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has made plain his reason for becoming a politician.

  • Your Excellency,

    One day this year, as I was walking by my perpetually empty locker, I was struck by your memory. I cannot identify what sparked its conception, but as your thoughts started to grow, thinking of possible solutions and analyzing and assessing feasibility issues began to consume me.

  • During this period, let us also remember our brothers and sisters who are less privileged by supporting them with food and shelter.

    Former President Jerry Rawlings is urging all to endure the challenges imposed by Covid-19, adhere to lockdown and hygience protocols so we can rid the society of the pandemic.

  • akufo addo rawlings statement

     

    Source: presidency.gov.gh

  • Written By Collins Essamuah - Yesterday, June 22, 2017 was the 70th birthday of the first President of this Fourth Republic, President Jerry John Rawlings. He was in office as President from January 7, 1993 to January 6, 2001 when President John Kufuor took over as President.

  • Radio France International’s Jean-Baptiste Placca has apologized for alleging that Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings had called for the removal of Cameroonian President Paul Biya from office.

  • "Some of these leaders are wicked, I tell you, he said.

    The founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry Rawling has accused some leaders of his party of “purchasing the power of the party into their pockets even though they know that their aim is not 2020”

  • “I decided not to promote myself over and above others because it belittles the rank structure and that is a form of corruption. I could not be seen to be fighting corruption and going against the spiritual essence of it.

    Former President Jerry John Rawlings has advocated two five-year terms for Presidents serving under a constitutional democracy.
    According to him, in most four-year terms, the first year was used for acclimatisation while the last year turned into a political crusade of campaigns, leaving but a year or less depending on the political climate.

  • Former President Jerry John Rawlings has alleged that former Foreign Affairs Minister Hannah Tetteh maltreated his wife, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings on several occasions.

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